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Evil Things (2009)

 -  Horror  -  11 July 2011 (USA)
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On January 9, 2009, five college students left New York City for a weekend in the country. 48 hours later, all five students have simply vanished without a trace. There were no leads and no evidence - until now.

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Credited cast:
Rhonda Balcom ...
Waitress at Diner
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Professor
Gail Cadden ...
Aunt Gail
Laurel Casillo ...
Cassy Crawford
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Mum
Leo's Dog ...
Maya
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Comedic Auditioner
Sarah E. Harwood ...
Girl at Deli
Morgan Hooper ...
Mark Schaefer
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Himself
Ryan Maslyn ...
Leo Pugliese
Zurab Match ...
Benny
Elyssa Mersdorf ...
Miriam Dearing
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Torrey Weiss ...
Tanya Kochen
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It's Miriam's 21st Birthday. As a birthday gift, Miriam's aunt Gail has decided to lend Miriam her beautiful country house for an entire weekend. Aunt Gail's country house is amazing. It's a four bedroom house surrounded by breathtaking mountains and miles and miles of woods. Miriam invites her young college friends Cassy, Mark, Tanya and Leo to join her at the country house for what looks to be the most amazing weekend ever. Of course they all jump at the chance to spend a free weekend in the country, in the middle of nowhere. Miriam's friends are totally in the mood for a big time party weekend. They're also anxious to escape the dark and gloomy concrete jungle known as Manhattan. Miriam, Cassy and Tanya bring the food. Mark brings the beer and Leo, the aspiring filmmaker, brings his new video camera. Leo hopes to produce a short movie by documenting every amazing moment of this weekend getaway. Unfortunately, what Leo ends up capturing on camera is not a weekend of peace and ... Written by Dominic Perez

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Dominic's goal with Evil Things was to take the sheer terror inspired by that real event and re-create it for the characters in his movie. The young characters in Evil Things dare to open that door and make contact with what is on the other side. See more »

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At the beginning when they are passed by the van on Storm King Mountain Road, they are traveling south towards the city, instead of north towards the Catskills. You can tell this by the Hudson River being on the left side of the road, instead of the right. See more »

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very good film in a flat horror sub-genre.....................
26 January 2013 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

After watching the calamity which was V/H/S, I thought I would never watch another "found footage" horror film again. A week later I find myself in front of the TV watching Evil things that I ordered on Ebay and I have to say I was engaged from the get go. The film was shot nicely too, nestled tightly in the snow covered woods. Creepy creepy stuff here that has been done before but this one had a eerie sort of charm to it. The acting was top notch for the shoe string budget they had and the overall direction of the film was great. I thought it could've been 10 minutes shorter from the already short running time but life goes on. If your sick of found footage horror films, don't despair give Evil Things a shot.


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